Heather Parker, MA, LCMHC, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Burlington
The development of a gentle curiosity of one's internal experience becomes the basis for trust, compassion and authentic expression. This contemplative relationship with the self can then begin to expand, with clarity and grace, the way in which we connect and relate to others. Therapeutic style tends toward interactive, while encouraging the client's inner consciousness to guide the process at a safe pace. Use of a Humanistic, Collaborative, Strength-Based model that views individuals as having an innate propensity toward growth and health.
Integrative strategies encourage a congruence of mind and body in the present moment exploring one's internal and somatic experience. Therapeutic methods include Internal Family Systems, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, Affect Regulation, Directed Mindfulness, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Approach is holistic, integrating self-care, nutrition, and exercise.
Clients worked with include adults, adolescents, couples, and families, specializing in the treatment of relational difficulties, trauma, sexual and physical abuse, depression, LGBTQ issues, anxiety, eating disorders, obsessive/compulsive disorders, and grief counseling.
Call or Email Heather Parker for a free phone consultation now - (802) 276-4191


  • Years in Practice: 7 Years
  • School: Johnson State College
  • Year Graduated: 2007
  • License No. and State: 068-0057669 Vermont


  • Avg Cost (per session): $60 - $140
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes

Accepted Insurance Plans
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • MVP
  • Magellan Behavioral Health
  • Medicaid
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Heather Parker's Groups

Writing Therapy for Women

Exploring one's internal world creatively can aid in the healing process of depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, relational difficulties, and addictions. Writing Therapy for Women will encourage the development of self-expression and self-awareness through various writing styles and exercises; fiction, non-fiction, journaling, prose, and poetry. Sharing of writing inspired by others and/or personal writing will be encouraged.

More about this group


  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Relationship Issues


  • ADHD
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anger Management
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Career Counseling
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Weight Loss

Mental Health

  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders


  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Asian
Religious Orientation: Buddhist


  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)


  • Bisexual Clients
  • Gay Clients
  • HIV / AIDS Clients
  • Heterosexual Clients
  • Lesbian Clients
  • Transgender Clients

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Humanistic
  • Internal Family Systems
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Relational
  • Sensorimotor
  • Transpersonal


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
Last Modified: 15 Dec 2015
Heather Parker, MA, LCMHC, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Burlington

Heather Parker

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, LCMHC